Info Sec news News Archive

Marshall University Information Technology (MUIT) continues to gather more information from National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and TIAA regarding a recent security breach involving the MOVEit Transfer tool and the effect of that breach on our community. We have been notified by two of the College’s service providers, National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and Teachers Insurance and

Microsoft announced for May 2023, the default notification method for Microsoft Authenticator App will change from a push Approve/Decline model to a number matching model. Designed to reduce bad actor MFA fatigue attacks on end users, the number matching system cannot be abused like its predecessor.  On Monday, May 1st, 2023, Marshall University Information Technology will push

Update:  02/05/21 On Sunday morning, February 7th, 2021, MUIT will switch to the new 903 prefix on newly generated ID numbers.   Any students admitted or employees hired after the change will have the new prefix.  No existing Student ID or Employee ID numbers will be changing. From Sunday moving forward, try to refrain from asking for

Important update for all active Marshall University e-mail accountholders including students, faculty, staff (MU, SOM, and Marshall Health) and Alumni. Marshall University Information Technology will introduce an updated e-mail security solution provided by Microsoft in January 2021.  In addition to anti-virus and anti-spam protection, the Microsoft Defender for Office 365 service improves security for both incoming and outgoing email. This

The Marshall University Information Technology (IT) department is participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) to raise awareness of Cybersecurity issues. Throughout the month of October, Marshall IT will be sharing information from the national campaign on their website and Twitter account and through newsletter articles following this year’s theme “If you Connect It,

Important Computer Security Reminder for All Marshall University Students, Faculty and Staff: Marshall University Campus network support will no longer be provided for computers with Microsoft Windows 7 operating system after January 14, 2020.* This notice is intended for Marshall University campus clients who are still using the Windows 7 operating system. Your cooperation is

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Jon B. Cutler, Chief Information Security Officer As we start the fall semester, we remind you of the important role which you have in the cyber security of Marshall University. Please review a few key steps listed below which you can take in

Marshall University no longer licenses Symantec Endpoint Protection and is asking the community to uninstall the antivirus product from all personally-owned devices. These devices will receive a pop-up notification (see screenshot below). Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 clients can use Windows Defender, which will automatically enable after Symantec is uninstalled. More information on alternative antivirus

This change is being made for all students, faculty and staff with the exception of the School of Medicine. On Friday, June 12, 2020, Marshall University will begin migrating from Microsoft Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. The migration is expected take up to two weeks and is expected to be completed before July 1st.   Clients have

Marshall University employees with access to sensitive data will receive an e-mail message with the following details: Subject:  [InfoSec] Marshall IT has assigned you training Sender:  Marshall University – Huntington <> Description:   This IT WWW posting validates the e-mail assignment notification for an EVERFI course module for ‘Data Security EDU‘. This training assignment was approved